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    Debian: DSA-2473-1: openoffice.org security update

    Date 16 May 2012
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Tielei Wang discovered that OpenOffice.org does not allocate a large enough memory region when processing a specially crafted JPEG object, leading to a heap-based buffer overflow and potentially arbitrary code execution.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2473-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                            Florian Weimer
    May 16, 2012                           https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : openoffice.org
    Vulnerability  : buffer overflow
    Problem type   : local (remote)
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2012-1149
    
    Tielei Wang discovered that OpenOffice.org does not allocate a large
    enough memory region when processing a specially crafted JPEG object,
    leading to a heap-based buffer overflow and potentially arbitrary code
    execution.
    
    For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1:3.2.1-11+squeeze5.
    
    For the testing distribution (wheezy) and the unstable distribution
    (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 1:3.4.5-1 of the
    libreoffice package.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your openoffice.org packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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